Exploring stakeholders’ participation in project monitoring and control practices on Project performance: A case study in Ketu North Municipal

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Project monitoring and control is ensuring that the project advances as its activities has been planned. This ensures that the development of the understanding on project progress which is helping in taking the appropriate actions in order to control the failures that appears in the project. The aim of the research was to examine project monitoring and control practices of project stakeholders, using Ketu North Municipality a case study. The objectives of the study are: to determine the extent of stakeholder involvement in project monitoring and control of projects of Ketu North Municipality, to determine the effects of stakeholder involvement in monitoring and control on performance of projects of Ketu North Municipality and lastly, to identify the project monitoring and control challenges of project stakeholders in Ketu North Municipality. A sample size of 100 was estimated where a response rate of 80% was derived after the questionnaires were sent out to be answered by Ketu North Municipality. The purposive sampling technique was used to select the sample from the population whereas descriptive statistics presented by using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) and Microsoft Excel and the data was further analyzed using the Mean score ranking and Relative importance index (RII). It was found that monitoring and control of project, spending execution, plan execution and quality execution pressed extended achievement in project delivery. It was seen that overseeing partners, collaboration among individuals and monitoring and control practices of the task work were portion of the key procedures used to deal with the venture work. The outcome showed that most technical experts and project users from the survey training needs were not regularly assessed at Ketu North Municipality with regard to monitoring and control practices and the training conducted in the Ketu North Municipality was usually not evaluated to permit revision of programs. The research recommends frequent training programs should be organized for technical experts and project users within the municipality. Project management training should be given to employees in charge of projects. This would increase the knowledge of employees about different Project Management tools and techniques available for appropriate choice
A dissertation submitted to the Department of Construction Management and Technology, College of Art and Built Environment in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Degree of Master of Science.
Case Study, Participation, Project Monitoring and Control Practices, Project Performances, Stakeholders